Technology news from the future
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Learn to speak 30 different languages with virtual reality
"We realised the best way to teach languages would be to create an immersive experience that replicates real-life scenarios..."
25 Sep 17
Gamer proposes to his girlfriend in VR
Alex asked them to build her favourite place, a tree outside her grandmother’s house...
22 Sep 17
Kiwi VR film featured at New York film festival
“This event is one of the most prestigious on the creative tech calendar, with over 100 exhibits..."
19 Sep 17
NSW government invests in local VR projects
The aim of the initiative is to help artists and cultural practitioners develop their skills and extend their audiences.
12 Sep 17
Kiwi companies team up to promote VR in NZ
"The partnership provides a framework to collaborate on commercial VR and AR projects that drive economic outcomes for NZ..."
05 Sep 17
Exclusive interview: Virtual reality is becoming the new internet
"Consumers may not have noticed it yet, but AR/VR is already changing our lives and will continue to shape our experiences..."
04 Sep 17
Intel will deliver AI to drones, robots and virtual reality
"We’re on the cusp of computer vision and deep learning becoming standard requirements for the billions of devices surrounding us every day..."
31 Aug 17
Virtual reality for the masses, almost: HTC Vive becomes slightly more affordable
HTC announced a $300 price reduction for the Vive across the globe...
22 Aug 17
Has VR gone too far? The mind-boggling virtual reality pinball machine is here
Rusty Oak announced that their debut title Hurl VR, a Pinball-like puzzle game is coming to the HTC Vive...
18 Aug 17
Introducing Cinera, the clunky VR-cinema of the future
This ridiculous headset promises an immersive IMAX experience and theater-grade sound from the comfort of a user’s couch...
17 Aug 17
Watch Coldplay live with VR! Samsung and Live Nation team-up to stream the show
“By partnering with Live Nation and Coldplay, music fans across the globe with Gear VR can tune into the live concert..."
10 Aug 17
Holographic pop-star Hatsune Miku gets her own 360-camera
Ricoh has announced a limited edition version of its Theta SC 360-degree camera to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Hatsune Miku...
10 Aug 17
StaplesVR and Fox Studios team-up in Sydney to deliver dynamic VR films
StaplesVR, a production studio with offices in New Zealand and Australia, is teaming up with Fox Studios in Sydney...
08 Aug 17
Weta, Microsoft and HTC team-up at the Wellington centre for mixed reality
Wellington’s virtual and mixed reality centre, Projectr, has officially opened and it has some major partners...
07 Aug 17
The holographic phone is real! Red reveals its elusive modular smartphone
After several months of waiting, we finally have a few more details on Red’s new modular smartphone...
04 Aug 17
Ever wanted to look like a cyborg? Untether from reality with the HP VR backpack
HP promises to unlock the full potential of VR with the most powerful wearable PC ever created...
02 Aug 17
Become a citizen of the red planet: HP launches global Mars VR project
From buildings to clothing, this co-creation project explores how life could be sustained on the red planet...
02 Aug 17
Rats, robots and gloomy skies: Travel back to London 1892 for an epic virtual reality adventure
"It is much bigger and much more ambitious than the experience we originally set out to make.”
01 Aug 17
Capture the world in 360-degrees: Facebook launches its Live-360 program
Facebook launched its new Live-360 program, which allows users to stream 360-degree footage to Facebook with immense ease...
26 Jul 17
Smell the wood burn in a full-sensory virtual reality experience
Physically walking through a VR word still seems like a far fetched concept, yet VR tech is evolving rapidly...
18 Jul 17
Unleash your inner superhero with Marvel’s new VR game
Step into the shoes of your favourite Marvel heroes and rage through epic battles with up to three friends...
18 Jul 17
NZ Symphony Orchestra uses VR, creating a unique musical experience
NZSO has released a fully immersive VR experience of the 90-member Orchestra performing in Wellington...
14 Jul 17
Acura runs its first augmented reality race
Behind the wheel of a 2018 TLX A-Spec, drivers competed for the fastest overall time, using just an AR visor...
13 Jul 17
The future is now: Red announces smartphone with a holographic screen
Red announces a smartphone with a holographic screen and VR/AR capabilities.
11 Jul 17